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Richard Taylor “Dick” Nash

Dick Nash, an excellent golf swing trombonist, was the sibling of tenor saxophonist Ted Nash and the daddy of another talented saxophonist named Ted Nash. Sadly, Dick matured following the end from the big music group era and find the life of the well-respected studio room musician over that of an innovative jazz player. Beginning in 1947, Dick caused the big rings of Sam Donahue, Glen Grey and Tex Beneke. He offered in the armed forces from 1950-52 (playing within an Military music group area of the period) and after his release was with Billy May’s well-known orchestra in 1953. After departing May, Dick resolved in LA and became an in-demand studio room musician. In old age Dick was categorised as to recreate swing period solos (especially those of Tommy Dorsey) but under no circumstances led his very own record session.

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